Defects in Semiconductors 2024
Current technology heavily relies on our ability to detect, control, and understand defects in semiconductors. Whether beneficial or detrimental, defects play crucial roles in various semiconductor materials. Advances in synthesis, thin-film growth, microscopy, spectroscopy, and theory have led to new insights into how defects behave in these materials, improving performance in applications such as silicon chips, photovoltaics, light-emitting diodes, laser diodes, and quantum information. This Special Topic on Defects in Semiconductors provides a valuable forum where researchers can share their latest and most innovative findings related to the fundamentals of defects in semiconductors.
Guest Editors: John L. Lyons, Anderson Janotti, Darshana Wickramaratne, and Cyrus Dreyer